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[Q] DCIM folder missing

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By android_murphy, Member on 1st August 2014, 12:12 PM
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Hi Guys,

I am unable to create a DCIM folder on my device. Somehow it was cleared or deleted and now i cannot create a new one. As a result the camera doesn't save any photos.

Any tips?

Thanks,
Sam
 
 
1st August 2014, 12:20 PM |#2  
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Hi Guys,

I am unable to create a DCIM folder on my device. Somehow it was cleared or deleted and now i cannot create a new one. As a result the camera doesn't save any photos.

Any tips?

Thanks,
Sam

Camera should be creating it if it doesn't exist.. and I think it's also created when you flash a ROM :/
1st August 2014, 12:37 PM |#3  
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well its missing. Camera is unable to create it and i am also unable to do it manually. Any other suggestions?
1st August 2014, 12:40 PM |#4  
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well its missing. Camera is unable to create it and i am also unable to do it manually. Any other suggestions?

What do you mean you can't create it manually?
1st August 2014, 01:52 PM |#5  
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Sounds like something went wrong with your /sdcard or permissions.

Perhaps you could give us the full story?
1st August 2014, 01:57 PM |#6  
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Hello Sam

Go to /data/media/0 if you have root then create the DCMI folder there.

Reboot your phone after that.
1st August 2014, 08:18 PM |#7  
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What about flashing a new rom? Perhaps the same rom all over again?
1st August 2014, 09:59 PM |#8  
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I'd fastboot to stock. Fixed. And go from there. 👍
1st August 2014, 10:02 PM |#9  
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Originally Posted by android_murphy

Hi Guys,

I am unable to create a DCIM folder on my device. Somehow it was cleared or deleted and now i cannot create a new one. As a result the camera doesn't save any photos.

Any tips?

Thanks,
Sam

Are you by any chance dual booting Android L?
2nd August 2014, 07:11 AM |#10  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by android_murphy

Hi Guys,

I am unable to create a DCIM folder on my device. Somehow it was cleared or deleted and now i cannot create a new one. As a result the camera doesn't save any photos.

Any tips?

Thanks,
Sam

you dont have to create one , it just be somewhere . try another file exployer.
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